SAN MARCOS, Calif.-- Residents near the Paseo Tierra area in San Marcos prepared for the worst Tuesday as the rain moved in.
Many feared torrential rains would wash down mud and vegetation from the steep hillsides charred by the May fires onto homes and roadways.
City public works employees spent the day putting mulch barriers and sandbags all over neighborhoods most affected by the fires. City workers also drove around the clock in these communities monitoring areas in danger of potential erosion.
As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, only light rain and no damage had been reported.